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Emergency Management & Continuity Planning Program

Welcome to the online Emergency Management certificate program offered by the School of Public Health and the College of Business Administration. The University of Illinois at Chicago online Emergency Management and Continuity Planning (EMCP) certificate program core competencies may be found in the Academic Certificate Student Handbook.

The (EMCP) Emergency Management and Continuity Planning certificate emphasizes training in the following areas

  1. Communications Management
  2. Continuity Planning
  3. Crisis Management
  4. Emergency Operations Management
  5. Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
  6. Information Systems
  7. Organizational Crisis Response
  8. Risk Management
  9. Strategic Planning

The (EMCP) Emergency Management and Continuity Planning certificate program is directed toward the needs of both public and corporate personnel working in the area of disaster management and recovery. The online emergency management certificate program consists of five graduate level courses and is presented as a cooperative effort of the UIC School of Public Health and the UIC College of Business Administration. Faculty contributing to the program also include staff from Argonne National Laboratory and practicing professionals in corporate business continuity planning and public health. All courses are eligible to be applied toward a masters degree in public health.

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Michael Calias As a joint program offered by both the UIC School of Public Health and the UIC College of Business Administration, the UIC UIC Emergency Management and Continuity distinguishes itself from graduate programs at other institutions.
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Who Should Apply?


A woman making a decision. The Emergency Management and Continuity Planning (EMCP) Certificate Program is ideal for Private and public sector managers responsible for emergency management and continuity planning. Read More.

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